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Oliver Cromwell's House

Oliver Cromwells House 29 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4HF, England
+44 1353 662062
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Great , very interesting

Had a great time. Loads to see and interact with. Good fun trying on hats etc.well worth a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barbara S
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Ilford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Escaped the Escape Room

First timer Escape Roomers. Group of 7. Didn't know what to expect. But had great fun and the whole... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DrDAEC
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Ely, United Kingdom
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“civil war” (25 reviews)
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Oliver Cromwells House 29 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4HF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great time. Loads to see and interact with. Good fun trying on hats etc.well worth a visit. Take the kids and the family something for all to see.

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First timer Escape Roomers. Group of 7. Didn't know what to expect. But had great fun and the whole group got involved, with everyone ending up contributing. So great family and friends experience. Our host was great. We did escape within the hour with minutes...More

1  Thank DrDAEC
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Tourist Centre occupies the front part of the house. After reluctantly paying the entrance fee to Olivers' House the tour began. A short film gave an historical perspective of life in the 1600s. We then toured the house with the aid of audio guides...More

1  Thank kymandjo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The TIC is situated here, but you can pay a modest charge to see Cromwell's home. The rooms are well presented, and give a lot of information about this historical figure and his times. It was interesting to see something of the private man rather...More

2  Thank Borderer12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came with family to take part in the escape rooms. The character was a scary tall man, fun though (and friendly when out of character). Well organised and good family fun.

1  Thank Gemk123
Tracey H, Manager at Oliver Cromwell's House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted you enjoyed our pop-up Escape Room which, as you say, is perfect for bringing friends or families together.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Oliver Cromwell & his family lived in this house, only a stone's throw from Ely Cathedral, so quite ironic. You guide yourself through the house with a very good audio guide and can decide at the end whether you think Cromwell was a hero or...More

1  Thank EccentricExplorers
Tracey H, Manager at Oliver Cromwell's House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neither I nor a friend realized it was anything more that a tourist center/souvenir shop. The heat may have gotten to me, but even after conversing with the cashier I did not know it was anything more than nothing.

Thank Ula A
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little museum that gave you a very good overview of Oliver Cromwell and the times he lived in.

1  Thank Green-David-Green
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this famous man's house which involves a self guided tour round the house. You hear about Cromwell's life, his efforts in the war and his life in Parliament. The team running the attraction ask visitors to decide if he was a hero or villain...More

1  Thank Amanda E
Tracey H, Manager at Oliver Cromwell's House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed our poll which as you say is very popular and usually always comes out in favour of Cromwell being a hero!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is Very interesting, a great way to spend a couple of hours looking back into the way of life in Cromwell's time

1  Thank ledidorset
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Marion T
4 August 2016|
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Response from Homeiswhereyouparkit | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply... You'd be fine with the downstairs of the house as far as I can remember, but I'm pretty sure there was no wheelchair access to the upper area... Probably best if you contact them to make sure... More
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